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Recipe for Cooking Your Own Taco Seasoning

By Robert J. Matthews

Ingredients

1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste)

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In a small bowl, combine all the spices: chili powder, ground cumin, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, dried oregano, salt, black pepper, and cayenne pepper.

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Thoroughly mix the spices until well combined.

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Taste the seasoning and adjust the salt or cayenne pepper if needed, according to your preference.

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Utilize the taco seasoning immediately or store it in an airtight container for future use.

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Brown your choice of ground meat (beef, chicken, turkey) in a skillet over medium heat.

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Drain any excess fat, if necessary. Sprinkle 2-3 tablespoons of the homemade taco seasoning onto the meat.

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Add a little water (about 1/4 cup) and stir well. Simmer for a few minutes until the mixture thickens and the flavors meld.

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